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The wii u: an evolutionary console that fell short

The Wii U: An Evolutionary Console That Fell Short

We’ve been hearing the rumors for a while, but it was made official last week that the production of the Wii U is coming to an end. Between the disappointing sales of the Wii U and the recent announcement of the Nintendo Switch, it doesn’t come as much of a surprise. According to Kotaku, the…

Nintendo Wii U To Have Dual GamePad Functionality? Not Any Time Soon

Introduction Before diving into the content revolving around the headline, allow me to throw in a personal touch. When I first heard about the Wii U and it’s GamePad a few years ago, at first glance, I honestly wasn’t all that impressed. In hindsight, this was simply because I was determined to shun the system…

Mario maker: a spiritual successor to mario paint

Mario Maker: A Spiritual Successor to Mario Paint

Growing Up With Mario Paint I remember when I was a child and I received my first video game console…a Super Nintendo…and my life went downhill ever since. Okay, all jokes aside, it was not long after that when a game was released entitled Mario Paint. Being that I was—and still am—rather creative in my…

Is it finally time to buy a wii u?

Is It Finally Time To Buy A Wii U?

Introductory Thoughts The short answer is “yes.” So you can either stop reading now and just fork over your hard-earned cash into Nintendo’s pockets, or you can continue reading and find out exactly what has changed to condone purchasing the console. Either way, while this will obviously be a hybrid informative/opinionated piece, in the end,…

Review: mario kart 8 (wii u)

Review: Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

Gameplay Ever since the Mario Kart franchise first came out, the gameplay has always been something that has made the titles usually stand out head and shoulders among other “racing” type games. Nintendo’s most recent serving of Karting action doesn’t stray too far away from that formula…in fact, it is one of the better versions….

Gta v to be released in fall of 2014 on ps4, xbox one, and pc. No wii u?

GTA V To Be Released In Fall of 2014 On PS4, XBox One, and PC. No Wii U?

E3 Announcement and Trailer During the Sony E3 Press Conference, it was announced that Rockstar’s record shattering title, Grand Theft Auto 5, would be receiving a graphically superior port later this fall. This upgraded and remastered rendition of the game will be made available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. What’s neat about this…

Review: watch dogs (it’s not a hack job)

Review: Watch Dogs (It’s Not A Hack Job)

Introductory Thoughts: There are a lot of mixed opinions and feelings concerning this game, and rightfully so. Personally, I experienced feelings from both sides of the fence, but after spending a bit of extra time playing the game, I found that overall it wasn’t as bad as I was trying to make it out to…

One piece: unlimited world red reveals release date

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Reveals Release Date

Ganbarion’s action/adventure will launch on 3DS, PS3, PS Vita, and Wii U on June 27th in Europe and July in North America.   There will be two editions released for Europe. The Straw Hat Day 1 edition, which includes – the game, 10 outfits, and the flame and fist straw hat quest – and the…

Nintendo direct: nintendo announces a new super smash bros. Challenger

Nintendo Direct: Nintendo Announces A New Super Smash Bros. Challenger

Nintendo has announced a brand new challenger for their hit, Super Smash Bros: Rosalina. Rosalina To Be Newest SSB Challenger In an announcement made at Nintendo Direct this morning, we have learned that Rosalina will, in fact, be joining the SSB team as a new challenger for the new game, to be released on 3DS…

Wii u price cut and loz wind waker edition

Wii U Price Cut And LoZ Wind Waker Edition

Finally after months and months of customer complaints and corporate denials it has finally happened. Nintendo is hoping to expand its consumer base with a Wii U price cut. Wii U Price Cut and Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Edition Nintendo announced on Wednesday that the Wii U Deluxe set will be getting a price…

Nintendo’s packed gamescom lineup

Nintendo’s Packed Gamescom Lineup

Nintendo’s got a lot to prove to me, along with the rest of the world, after the recent statistics showing just how much the Wii U is struggling. Luckily though, Gamescom 2013 is on its way, starting August 21st and Nintendo is promising a whole lot of quality First Party games to hopefully raise our…

Can nintendo fix wii u sales by christmas?

Can Nintendo Fix Wii U Sales by Christmas?

It’s certainly been a rough time for Nintendo, there’s no surprise there. On top of a slew of underwhelming releases and Nintendo’s latest home console last fall: the Wii U. I, for one, was super excited about it! But of course, as I’m sure you all know, I’m a bit of a Nintendo fanboy and…

Nintendo refuses to cut wii u prices

Nintendo Refuses To Cut Wii U Prices

Sorry, Nintendo fans, the company has made it crystal clear that there will be no price cuts for the Wii U ahead of Xbox One and PS4 launch. Nintendo America’s Executive Vice President, Scott Mofitt, said that there will be no price drops on the Wii U ahead of Microsoft and Sony’s big releases. Even…

The wii u drought is over

The Wii U Drought is Over

Nintendo is an interesting beast when it comes to releasing new consoles. They tend to roll out completely revolutionary hardware but with the smallest library you could possibly imagine. The launch of the Wii U was a primary example of this dilemma: awesome hardware with an all new way to play games but barely any…